delitto

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /deˈli.tːo/, [d̪eˈl̺i.t̪ːo]
  • Rhymes: -itto
  • Hyphenation: de‧lìt‧to

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin dēlictum, from dēlinquō (I transgress, err); probably a semi-learned borrowing.

NounEdit

delitto m (plural delitti)

  1. crime, offence, felony, misdemeanour
  2. murder, homicide
  3. sin
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

delitto

  1. past participle of delinquere
    Synonym: delinquito (archaic, rare)

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